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On Top of the World By Richard Sale

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Messner was the first person to climb all 14 of the world's highest mountains and it took him 16 years to do it. Since Messner's completion in 1986, only four more names have been added to the list. This guide looks at the quest to climb all 14 of the world's highest mountains.

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On Top of the World: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Mountains by Richard Sale

Messner was the first person to climb all 14 of the world's highest mountains and it took him 16 years to do it. Modern equipment and travel mean that it is now possible to climb several peaks in one season, but only four more names have been added to the list since Messner's completion in 1986. This guide looks at the quest to climb all 14 of the world's highest mountains.

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'An essential addition to any collection of climbing books.' Alan Hinkes, Climber '... indispensible for anyone interested in high Himalyan facts ... Beautifully presented with all major ascent routes illustrated, this supersedes Reinhold Messner's All 14 Eight-thousanders.' High

About Richard Sale


Richard Sale is a full time writer and photographer, who has written numerous books on outdoor/leisure themes. A freelance photographer for 40 years, John Cleare has made no less than 20 expeditions to the mountains of Nepal, India, Pakistan and China. Highlights include membership of the 1971 International Everest Expedition and leadership of the successful 1982 American Muztagh Ata ski ascent.

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GOR002884542
On Top of the World: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Mountains by Richard Sale
Richard Sale
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2001-06-04
228
0007103743
9780007103744
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